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Temple University is a state-related public research university located in Philadelphia, United States. It was founded in the year 1884 and came to be known as Temple College in 1888. It gained the status of a university in 1907. Temple University offers over 300 degree programs through the following academic divisions:
  • Ambler College
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Music and Dance, Boyer
  • College of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School
  • School of Art, Tyler
  • School of Business and Management, Fox
  • School of Communications and Theater
  • School of Dentistry, Maurice H. Kornberg
  • School of Law, Beasley
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Podiatric Medicine
  • School of Social Administration
Temple University's sports teams are nicknamed the Owls. They are members of the Atlantic Ten Conference.

Profile of Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA is home to Temple University. Philadelphia is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Temple University go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in medicine, media, and drama and performing arts.

Temple University Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 590.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Temple University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school has 34, 696 enrolled students .

Student Life
Temple University offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Atlantic 10 Conference and Mid-American Conference. Temple University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 207marketing, finance, business management, accounting, international business, labor relations, insurance, MIS, . . .
Education and Teaching822elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, educational administration, music teaching, math teaching, art education, . . .
Liberal Arts720political science, English, history, anthropology, economics, sociology, African-American studies, Spanish language, . . .
Medicine638medicine, drug development, pharmacy, dentistry, podiatry, pharmaceutics and drug design, oral pathology, orthodontology, . . .
Media552radio and television, journalism, public relations, advertising, broadcast journalism, organizational communications, mass communication, public relations and advertising
Therapy and Counselling543psychology, physical therapy, Counselling psychology, educational psychology, school psychology, music therapy, clinical psychology, child psychology, . . .
Law494law, legal professions, international law, foreign lawyers, legal research, tax law
Science312biology, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, physics, physiology, bacteriology, anatomy, . . .
Family and Social Work221social work
Photography and Commercial Art212film studies, printmaking, photography
Security and Law Enforcement209criminal justice and safety
Drama and Performing Arts163drama, acting, dance, theatre design, directing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy158parks and recreation studies, recreational therapy, occupational therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine147registered nursing
Fine Arts141painting, art history and criticism, ceramics, metal and jewelry, sculpture, textile arts
Engineering116electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science
Architecture and Planning111architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture
Medical administration102medical records admin, public health education, health care facilities management, community health, environmental health
Music84music performance, jazz, voice, music theory and composition, music, conducting, music history and theory, piano
Computer Science and Engineering79computer and info science, information technology, computer engineering courses, information science
Hospitality68hospitality management
Religion and Philosophy61religion, philosophy, Jewish studies
Medical Support and Technology44audiology and speech pathology
Art Studies34art studies, visual and performing arts
Design33graphic design
Engineering Technician31engineering technology, civil engineering tech, electromechanical tech, environmental engineering tech, manufacturing tech, engineering technician
Conservation and Resource Management20environmental studies, environmental science
Mathematics20mathematics, applied mathematics courses
Landscaping and Horticulture19horticultural science, applied horticulture
Real Estate and Construction Management11real estate
Contact: Temple UniversityTemple University

1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096

General Phone: (215) 204-7000

http://www.TEMPLE. EDU

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